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Barrow’s religious advisor accuses controversial cleric of inciting violence and threatening national security
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Barrow’s religious advisor accuses controversial cleric of inciting violence and threatening national security

Dembo Bojang, President Adama Barrow’s Religious and Traditional Affairs advisor has accused hardline Imam, Abdoulie Fatty of inciting violence and threatening national security. Bojang said Imam fatty’s comments regarding the Ahmadiyya and threatening to have President Barrow ousted could bring instability. He urged religious leaders to be advocates for tolerance […]

Gambia fishing town protest Chinese pollution
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Gambia fishing town protest Chinese pollution

Hundreds of youths from a Gambian coastal fishing town of Gunjur, about 25 minutes drive from Banjul, have protested against a Chinese company that the locals say is polluting their environment and sea. Golden Lead, a Chinese fishmeal processing plant, is accused of disposing suspected toxic waste into the sea […]

Mai Ahmad Fatty dares to venture into Foni
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Mai Ahmad Fatty dares to venture into Foni

Mai Ahmad Fatty, the leader of the pro-coalition government said he will venture into the opposition stronghold of Foni if need be to drum up support for his party. Fatty, a former senior advisor and cabinet minister to President Adama Barrow is loathed by most in the southwestern region for […]

UDP local govt primaries rigged
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UDP local govt primaries rigged

Allegations are rife that the UDP’s local government primaries were rigged, which some of the party’s supporters vowing to make the political powerhouse suffer a humiliating defeat in the hand of the opposition. During the primaries for the Kanifing Municipality, senior party officials, including the party’s deputy leader and regional […]